There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Woodend
  2. Take the bus from Woodend to CFA/Bridport St Daylesford - Melbourne Via Woodend or Castlemaine

$26 - $28

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballan Melbourne - Ballarat Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballan to CFA/Bridport St Ballan - Hepburn Springs Via Daylesford

$20 - $24

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford 59.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford 59.8 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Daylesford 59.8 miles

$220 - $310

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Daylesford, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford via Woodend and Woodend in around 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Woodend to CFA/Bridport St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballan to CFA/Bridport St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Daylesford
Estimated price
$220 - $310

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Which side of Niagara Falls should I choose (and how do I get there)?, Getting to Rome from the airport and French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Daylesford is 72 km. The road distance is 96 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford is to taxi which takes 1 h 11 min and costs $170 - $220.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at CFA/Bridport St via Woodend. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford, including transfers.